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Midnight mass Fans are outraged that Netflix’s horror limited series didn’t receive any major Emmy nominations this year.
The show centers on a small religious town on an island that is introduced to a supernatural element through the priest who brings home from a trip a vampire who mistakenly believes he is an angel. The show received high critical acclaim for creator Mike Flanagan’s writing and directing, ranking it among the best of his already impressive filmography of well-crafted horror shows and movies. And lead actor Hamish Linklater was also an unforgettable presence on the show as Father Paul. We have this covered even included Midnight mass on our year-end list of the best TV shows of 2021.
However, there were no Emmy nominations for acting, directing, or writing awarded to Midnight mass when they were announced on Tuesday. In fact, the only Emmy nomination the show received was for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited or Anthology Series, Movie, or Special.
Fans were quick to complain about the lack of recognition, with one Twitter user highlighting Linklater’s impressive and relentless monologue skills throughout the series.
“Midnight mass overall it was a masterpiece. He, Hamish and everyone involved deserved more.”
In another discussion thread, a fan clarified Midnight mass it was his nominee for Biggest Emmy Snub.
“It’s a shame either. [Linklater] nor was the show recognized at the Emmys,” another Twitter user wrote.
Another fan argued that Midnight Mass “deserves to be recognized for its greatness.”
Don’t worry, Mike Flanagan fans. There is another horror-themed limited series from the horror master coming to Netflix in the future with the new series. The Fall of the House of Usher, based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, currently in process.